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Archital Luxfer

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Maker of aluminium windows

1968 Pillar closed 3 loss-making metal window companies - Mellowes and Co, Archital and Mellowes Luxfer. A new window frame company Archital Luxfer had been formed[1]

1969 Pillar acquired the 25 percent of Archital Luxfer, the profitable aluminium window company, from Alcan Industries[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 01, 1968
  2. The Times, Nov 15, 1969